PHILIPPINES – LES ISLES PHILIPPINES CELLE DE FORMOSA….. BONNE. 1787.
LES ISLES PHILIPPINES CELLE FORMOSA, LE SUD DE LA CHINE......
Detailed copper line engraved map of the area by Rigobert Bonne,. The present map was published in Paris, circa 1787. Rigobert Bonne (1727-1794) was an influential French cartographer of the late-eighteenth century. Born in the Lorraine region of France, Bonne came to Paris to study and practice cartography. He was a skilled cartographer and hydrographer and succeeded Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Hydrographer at the Depot de la Marine in 1773.
Measures approx. 210 x 320 mm. Excellent condition, see photo. .
A guaranteed genuine antique map.